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Essential iPhone X tips

iPhone X is radically different from every iPhone that came before it. As you strive to get accustomed to life without a Home button, these iPhone X tips and tricks will come in handy.<p>Check out the video below to see nine iPhone X tips you need to master immediately.<p>The iPhone X lacks the physical …

This sperm test via smartphone proves there's an app for everything

Fertility clinics probably aren’t the most comfortable places to “extract” sperm. I haven’t had the pleasure, but being handed a receptacle and led into a room with visual aids and hearing that door close behind you has to be a bit awkward. More awkward is the thought that everyone outside this …

How to Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) from Android Device

Learn How to Remove Bloatware (Pre-Installed Apps) from Android Device you can easily make your device bloatware free by just simply removing

Your old iPod could be worth tens of thousands of dollars on eBay

The old iPod gathering dust in your attic could be worth tens of thousands of dollars.<p>Some models sold for just a couple of hundred pounds could be …

Batteries

Healthiest weight just might be ‘overweight’

Packing on a few pounds may not be such a bad thing.<p>As a group, overweight people are living the longest nowadays, suggests an almost four-decade …

Why Can't We Hear Our Hearts Beat? Here's How Our Brain Turns Down the Volume

<i>This article was originally posted on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Sarah Sloat</b><p>Think about the times you've been able to sense your heart -- the puttering, lub-dub after an exhaustive workout or an adrenaline-fueled moment. If you're healthy, these should be the rare moments where you're aware of your own heartbeat. …

This little solar gadget uses evaporative cooling to cut AC costs up to 30%

<b>By adapting a proven technology used in commercial AC units to home central air conditioners, Mistbox increases the efficiency of the units, saving</b> …

Clean Energy

Top 5 File Sharing Apps for 2016: Best Solutions for Small Businesses

Image source: PhotoDune<p>Still emailing photos between your phone and computer? Tracking down lost USB drives for file transfers? Or worse, relying on a cloud storage device for your business documents that lacks sufficient encryption security? Put an end to the file sharing madness with fast, secure …

Melting ice sheets changing the way the Earth wobbles on its axis, says Nasa

Global warming is changing the way the Earth wobbles on its polar axis, a new Nasa study has found.<p>Melting ice sheets, especially in Greenland, are changing the distribution of weight on Earth. And that has caused both the North Pole and the wobble, which is called polar motion, to change course, …

Global Warming

We need battery-free wireless computers to power the internet of things. Now we have one.

The Internet of Things (IoT) envisions a technological utopia of objects that link our homes, offices and factories, allowing them to talk to us and each other through embedded computers and telemetry. We’ve been promised a world of a trillion sensors.<p>But for now we’re stuck with $700 wi-fi enabled …

Internet of Things

PETA Just Made A Very Bizarre Claim About What Eating Chicken Will Do To You

Health and Medicine Photo credit: Jacek Chabraszewski/ShutterstockPeople become vegetarians for many reasons: concerns about animal welfare, concerns …

Behind the Scenes of the MINUS-8 Layer Watch

San Francisco-based watch brand, MINUS-8, has been working to put a new spin on classic watch designs for the past two years. The design vision for …

PlayStation VR's launch lineup is shaping up nicely

Our eyes and hands — and our stomachs — try some of the launch titles<p>PlayStation VR is the cheapest of the three main consumer-oriented virtual reality headsets launching this year, and Sony has done its best to make the device itself user-friendly above all else. Those efforts have paid off; the …

11 cool online stores for home decor and high design

Don't spend it all in one place<p>In the age of Amazon, shopping for great design online has never been easier. Here, we've rounded up a handful of our favorite sites offering something special when it comes to home decor and design. From handcrafted artisanal chairs to sleek ceramic objects 3D …

Design

Microsoft Cortana (for iPhone)

<b>Pros</b><p>Integrates with Cortana on the PC and Android. Location- and contact-based reminders. Package and flight tracking. 3D Touch support.<p><b>Cons</b><p>No voice …

10 Apple Watch tips & tricks to unlock features + enhance the experience

Whether you’re brand new to the Apple Watch or you’ve been wearing yours since day one, there are a few key tips everyone should know to get the most out of the new smartwatch. Many of these actually weren’t available on day one and only became possible recently, and each of these I’ve found …

How to make homemade doughnuts

You don't have to be Homer Simpson to swoon over a doughnut. But no matter how wonderful they appear, it's hard to find a store-bought doughnut that compares with homemade.<p>And believe it or not, they're really not hard to make.<p><b>Devil's food doughnuts</b><p>Total time: About 1 hour<br>Servings: Makes about 1 …

16 Gadgets We Loved In 2015

The best of Obsessed<p>In every issue of <i>Popular Science,</i> we round up our 10 favorite products of the month. Here's the cream of the crop of 2015--our most favorite out of 120 items that, even months after, we're still obsessed with. We bring you: the best of Obsessed.

OpenEmu, the All-In-One Game Emulator, Adds Support for PlayStation, Nintendo 64, and More

Mac: OpenEmu is easily the best classic game emulator for Mac, and today it gets even better by adding support for PlayStation, Nintendo 64, and …

Retrogaming

Apple Canada Smartphone Trade-In Now Offers Up to $415 Credit or Gift Card

Apple has updated its trade-in program website to note Canadians can “Trade in your current smartphone and get up to $415” in credit ($320 in the US) …

Apple Store

It's Business Time as Microsoft Launches Windows Store for Business in 21 countries

Good news for IT professionals who were excited by the news back in April that Microsoft was launching a dedicated Windows Store front for Business – …

Pear Personal Coach (for iPhone)

The Pear Personal Coach app is among the best fitness apps you'll find for Android and iOS. The app has a wealth of workout routines, everything from …

The Air Force Wants A Universal Translator

Surveillance tech Star Trek would love<p>It’s hard for a military to win hearts and minds if none of its members speak the local language. Humans who grew up speaking a language and joined the military are the best solution, followed closely by interpreters recruited locally. But that’s not always …

TabletTV gives your tablet over-the-air channels for $90, no Wi-Fi needed

We’ve tested nearly every over-the-air (OTA) TV DVR out there, and while some of them came close, none of them really hit the target for us. The …

Smart TV

Hammacher Schlemmer Has A Toy Train That Goes In Your Christmas Tree

It’s the Christmas season and so, of course, there are goofy gadgets galore for your Christmas tree, from pepper lights to ornaments. But, if you …

Forget The iPad Pro, This Is Why The iPad Mini Wins

If there’s one thing that I’ve noticed from the marketing of the iPad Pro, it’s the almost constant presence of the keyboard cover in the marketing. It is a key part of that iPad’s story. Apple doesn’t provide keyboard covers for other iPads, so it is left to the third-party manufacturers to …

iPad Mini

Avenger Reflex Controller Adapter

Blow away the competition!<p>External adapter for your PlayStation 4 or Xbox One controller<br>• Improves accuracy, agility, and reaction time<br>• Customizable to …

UAVIA is bringing military-style drone tech to the rest of us

While we normal folk can operate drones merely within direct line-of-sight, the military can control a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) over Afghanistan from the other side of the world. Now, French company UAVIA is bringing that more advanced approach to the civilian world.<p>With UAVIA’s technology, …

Drones

Carry a Solar Panel in Your Pocket with HeLi-on iPhone Charger

This is the coolest thing I’ve seen on Kickstarter yet. Already exceeding its $75,000 dollar goal, the <b>HeLi-on Compact Solar Charger ($90)</b> is a solar panel and battery for your pocket that can charge any device through USB. Unlike most battery banks which themselves need an outlet to charge, the …

Solar Power

This secret section of your iPhone unlocks the ability to control your phone by tilting your head

But there are a lot of cool features hidden in the iOS "accessibility" section that many people don't know about.<p>These settings are designed to make it easier for those without the best sight, hearing, or motor functions to still use iOS to its fullest capabilities — but they can also be used to …